Affinity Designer For Beginners

Affinity Designer is the new, affordable Mac App that can replace your expensive Adobe Creative Suite.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

While Adobe Creative Suite is still the industry standard in the creative world, it's sky high subscription fees are far beyond the budgets of most aspiring designers. Luckily, Affinity Designer is quickly rising up the ranks to provide some serious competition. Much more affordable than its predecessor and equally as versatile, there has never been a better time to get to grips with this innovative new program.

Learn Affinity Designer by Examples

Master the tools and user interface of Affinity Design

Gain an understanding of the overall process of designing graphics

Build up a foundation of knowledge for using similar design programs

Use real world examples to familiarise yourself with the software

Course Overview

Ideal for graphic designers, web designers and artists, this course includes 17 lectures and over 3 hours of content. Suited for both complete beginners or those who already have experience with similar software such as Adobe, the course will show you how the Affinity Designer user interface works through creating real world projects.

You'll learn how to use the various tools of Affinity Designer in a hands-on environment; and not just vector graphics – you'll learn how to manipulate images, design logos and icons, create graphic illustrations, combine images, render images for all media types too, and finally export your work for the web, print, and app development.

By learning Affinity Designer by example, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of not only the tools used within the program, but design principles and practices as a whole, which you can then apply to design projects on almost any other platform.

About Affinity Designer

Affinity Designer is the fastest, most efficient and arguably the best vector graphic design software to come along in recent years. More affordable and more specialised than Adobe Creative Suite, it's ideal for working on websites, UI design, concept art, illustrations and icons, and all kinds of graphics. Made by designers for designers, it's packed full of intuitive features and was even bestowed the honour of an Apple Design award in 2015.

What are the requirements?

  • You'll need a copy of Affinity Designer
  • Some Photoshop and Illustrator experience is helpful, but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Manipulate Images
  • Work with Vector Graphics
  • Design Logos
  • Design Icons
  • Create Graphic Illustrations
  • Render Images For All Media Types

What is the target audience?

  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Artists

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction To The Course
00:44

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Section 2: Introduction To Affinity Designer
Creating a New Document
Preview
03:04
Tools Overview
Preview
07:17
Understanding Personas
08:53
Real Time Editing
05:30
Section 3: Creating A Graphic Illustration
Creating A Graphic Illustration
24:28
Creating A Graphic Illustration Part 2
07:27
Creating A Graphic Illustration Part 3
17:14
Section 4: User Interface Design
User Interface Design
11:23
Section 5: Design a Logo
Design a Logo
15:01
Section 6: Image Editing
Masks
04:33
Project: Combining Images
19:12
Temporary Deconstruct
03:34
Using the Crop Tool
06:25
Working with Gradients
13:39
Layer Effects
10:48
Section 7: Conclusion
Conclusion
00:13
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